Breakfast: Ya Kun Kaya Toast. Paul and I brought home several jars of kaya - it turns your toast into Jesus.
People asked me why the hell I picked Singapore over a city that had more to offer in terms of history, culture, scantily clad women, or chewing gum. I'd actually chosen Singapore for five reasons:
1. I've never been there.
2. No fucking mosquitoes.
3. Easy access to strong-ass coffee.
4. Paul and I were supposed to spend all day working on a project, so I wanted a city that wouldn't constantly distract us by being interesting. Singapore was such a city.
5. "If you love food, this might be the best place on Earth."
So the funny thing is reason #5 almost negated reason #4. The food became a distraction. On this page (before the cut) is what we ate on one of our hot Singaporean days. A lot of these restaurants were found thanks to IeatIshootIpost and HungryGoWhere.
Actually most of the places we ate at weren't restaurants, but stalls at Singapore's famous hawker food centers like Maxwell, Golden Mile, Chinatown and - my personal favorite - Chomp Chomp. If you like Chinese, Indian, Thai, Malaysian, Indonesian, or Pernankan, you will like Singaporean food. If you like a bacon log filled with cheese, you will click here.
Lunch part 1: Sup tulang (demonic-red mutton bone marrow soup) at Haji Kadir.
Lunch part 2: Beef kway teow at Kheng Fatt Beef Noodles
Dinner part 1: BBQ stingray at Boon Tat Street BBQ Seafood. We avenged Steve Irwin by ordering two plates of these.
Dinner part 2: BBQ "crayfish" at Boon Tat Street BBQ Seafood. These definitely aren't the pain-in-the-ass-to-eat crayfish I've eaten in the States. More like the user-friendly, meaty bugs I had in Sydney last year
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